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Hurricane Katrina - Two Years Later: In Their Own Words (part 3)

Barry, John M. (2007) Hurricane Katrina - Two Years Later: In Their Own Words (part 3). Time.

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The most important thing that people need to understand about the New Orleans area is the interplay between geology and engineering, and their unintended consequences. This involves two issues: how the city became vulnerable and rising sea level. Nature did not make New Orleans vulnerable to hurricanes. Engineers did.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: New Orleans; geology; engineering; unintended consequences; rising sea level; hurricanes; Mississippi River; coastal marsh
Subjects: Teaching
Teaching > Risk Management > Emergency Management Response & Systems
Teaching > Risk Management
Teaching > Risk Management > Emergency Preparedness
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    Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2011
    Last Modified: 18 May 2011 17:00
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/804

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